Senior IT Category Manager

Posted 9 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Permanent Senior IT Category Manager required, Whiteley, £60,000 - £65,000 per annum + Benefits

Your new company
A global organisation with a large portfolio of goods and services, this organisation is at the forefront of their market and they are able to offer a Global Senior IT Category Manager opportunity based from one of their main offices based in Whiteley,

Your new role
As a Global IT Category Manager you will be responsible for multi million pound expenditure and will be leading the development, implementation and ongoing management of procurement category strategies at a group-wide level.

The job comprises four key activities:

  • Procurement Category Strategy
  • Sourcing of goods and services
  • Procurement-led change
  • Contract management

You will need to have existing experience within Hardware, Software and Telco and be able to attack a greenfield project alongside 2 others within the IT Procurement team, at the same time as working very autonomously to own your individual procurement activities.

What you'll need to succeed
You need excellent stakeholder engagement, have a robust work ethic and be able to bring people on a journey with you. You should be extremely commercial, have proven and demonstrable project management experience, be a strategic thinker in developing strategies and be recognised as an expert in each aspect of he procurement life cycle and procurement best practices.

Ideally you will be MCIPS qualified and have a number of years proven experience operating at a senior level within Procurement.

What you'll get in return
£5,500 Car Allowance
Private Medical
Healthcare Insurance
Opportunity to earn Quarterly and Annual bonuses
Potential for travel

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Required skills

  • Buying
  • Engagement
  • Information Technology
  • IT Procurement
  • Purchasing
  • Stakeholder
  • Category Manager

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